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Entrusting our future to the atom
We are in a sustainability crisis – a human-driven mass extinction. We have not bridged the gap between our way of living and securing a clean energy future for our entire species – while also ceasing to exploit others. In this context, John Lindberg makes the case for nuclear, explaining how new technologies are getting us closer to a future many of us hope is possible.
Guided by Science
Understanding how science really works has never been more pressing — we cannot afford to stay in a world of evidence-based policy and poor teaching. Here, Seb Falk explains why the history of science is so vital today, and how we can reengineer our approach to the subject.
An Ambitious Future
There has never been a better time to be ambitious. A future lies ahead where brilliant people, historically excluded from the global economy, can harness increasingly powerful technology to solve our species' and planet's most profound problems. Here, Matt Clifford, the co-founder of Entrepreneur First, explains why and how we can shape the incentives that will govern our future.
It's time for a police intervention
How do we really fix the police problem? First, we need to fully identify how relations came to be at breaking point. Then, we can come up with practical solutions that will empower citizens, and thus improve the lives of millions. Here, Clark Neily does just this, examining where we’re at, and proposing a way forward.
How to beat aging
What if the first person to live to 1,000 is already alive? Do a good chunk of us have a chance of living to 120? In this piece, José Luis Ricón looks at the work being done to keep us alive – and healthy – for much longer. And the future may not be as far away as you think.
What's the point of statues?
There are lots of views about statues right now. But why were they put there in the first place, and what does that mean for how we should approach them now? Dr Anton Howes takes a step back and explains the context.